The body's ability to build muscle is more a function of your hereditary...and your work-out routine. Eating more protein does NOT build more muscle than what your body is capable of. When we work out, the ratio of protein to fats to carbs always remains the same...we just need more, period. And more importantly, the plants that we eat, which all contain protein btw, contain the phytochemicals/antioxidants that help to protect our bodies from the extra damage that occurs from working out.
09/26/2013 - 7:50am
Well, I AM one of those few protein malnourished people. I accessed this article to get advice on how to get more protein. It didn't help.
09/18/2013 - 5:14pm
I was wondering how that 46 grams recommendation changes if you are trying to build muscle. Not necessarily on the pro athlete level, but with workouts emphasizing strength training. How much should a woman increase her protein, if at all, if doing strength training 3x a week?
09/08/2013 - 3:02pm
Hi Protein diet is a major risk factor for Kidney failure in retirement years.